Surveillance: silent killer of journalism and democracy

amaBhungane – “We are mounting a legal challenge to the way in which the state spies on us – and on you.” Sam Sole

“Is your phone tapped?” people often ask me. That’s because they’re aware I am involved, through amaBhungane, in sensitive investigations of state and corporate malfeasance.

“I don’t know, but I assume it is,” is always my answer. I’m not certain I am being monitored, but I have a pretty good hunch because, unlike most surveillance targets, I know that my phone calls were recorded at one time.

How do I know? Jacob Zuma told me, through his lawyer Michael Hulley.

It happened like this…

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